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An exploratory study of information sources and key findings on UK cocaine-related deaths
Increased numbers of cocaine-related deaths have occurred since the early 1990s in some European countries, including the UK. Cocaine deaths are difficult to define, detect and record as they are multi-factorial. The ...
‘Special M’ related fatalities in the UK.
Introduction: methoxetamine (MXE; ‘special M’) is a novel psychoactive substance that first appeared in 2010 as a legal alternative to ketamine and, despite now being a Class B drug, is still widely marketed via the internet ...
The evolution and characteristics of UK deaths involving GHB and its analogues
Introduction: misuse of gamma hydroxybutyrate (GHB) and gamma butyrolactone (GBL) increased in Western countries from the early 1990s. The period since has seen a rising numbers of deaths. This presentation outlines the ...